3 Tips to Boost Your Experience at the SACCR Conference

In just a matter of days, many higher education professionals will be heading to Savannah, GA for the widely-anticipated 46th Annual Southeastern Association for Community College Research Conference (SACCR). This must-attend event is a great place to learn about graduate outcome strategies that are helping institutions enhance educational excellence. Conferences can be overwhelming and may feel [Read More…]

Upcoming Webinar: Military Lending Act Compliance – What Pawnbrokers Need to Know

Join Equifax on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:30 PM ET for a free and informative webinar focusing on the Military Lending Act (MLA), what it means for pawnbrokers, and how Equifax can help. The Military Lending Act (MLA) provides a safe harbor to pawnbrokers if they verify “covered borrower” status for every pawn loan. [Read More…]

IRS Letter 226J – The Letter No Employer Wants to Receive.

IRS Letter 226J marked the beginning of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) enforcement of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate. It’s the letter no employer wants to receive and many employers are shocked when they do. Unless an employer responds to the IRS by the response date noted on the letter with an explanation [Read More…]

Military Lending Act: Compliance for Pawnbrokers

Compliance with the Military Lending Act (MLA) may not be on the radar of many pawnbrokers, but it should be and here’s why. If you’re a pawnbroker, and you’re providing loans without first determining if the consumer is an active-duty military service member—or the dependent of one—your business could be at risk of non-compliance with [Read More…]

Government Shutdown; Impact On Employers

As of Thursday morning, January 18, 2018 Congress has yet to pass a Continuing Resolution to fund government operations past January 19, 2018. This means that unless funding legislation is adopted, the current funding resolution will expire tomorrow (January 19, 2018) and, absent such a measure, a government shutdown is expected. To help employers, back [Read More…]

Potential Government Shutdown; Impact on Employers

On December 7, 2017 Congress passed a bill to extend government funding for two weeks. While a stop gap bill is pending and would extend funding through January 19, if an agreement is not reached before December 22nd, the U.S. government will be facing a shutdown. With the significant amount of regulatory guidance employers deal [Read More…]

Tax Bill Preserves Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Through 2019

Details in the Tax Reform Act headed for a vote this week have preserved the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (“WOTC”) program. Clients who use our WOTC platform were able to quickly pull and present Key Performance Indicators (“KPI”) to their respective Senators and member of Congress in support of the program and it was strong [Read More…]

4 Keys to Unlocking Improved Graduate Outcome Insights

As the pressure to obtain quality outcomes data on students and graduates continues, Institutional Research (IR) professionals are tasked with providing support for these demands. Continuous effort is put into the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data used for key research areas such as first destination, mid-career income and industry, salary levels, state of residence, [Read More…]

Are You Prepared for FinCEN’s Final Rule on Beneficial Ownership?

The implementation date of FinCEN’s final rule on beneficial ownership and Customer Due Diligence requirements for financial institutions is May 11, 2018. Are you ready?   The Hurdles of Beneficial Ownership Compliance Today’s businesses need configurable services to help identify individuals and entities potentially associated with money laundering, terrorism financing, white collar crime and other [Read More…]

Webinar On Demand: Q4 U.S. Economic and Credit Trend Outlook

This quarterly webinar series is aimed at helping you make more informed decisions, with economic and consumer credit insights from across the U.S. Join Equifax as chief economist Amy Crews Cutts welcomes guest speaker Cristian deRitis, senior director at Moody’s Analytics. During this webinar, Amy and Cristian will present: • U.S. Macroeconomic Overview In this section, [Read More…]